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Ivory traffickers find hot market for pangolin scales
2/13/2020

Demand has risen for the scales of endangered pangolins for use in traditional Asian medicine, and trade has increased despite an international trade ban. International criminal networks that illegally trade African elephant ivory have found a lucrative market in pangolin scales, with Nigeria emerging as a global export hub and Vietnam surpassing China as the largest source of demand, according to a report from the Wildlife Justice Commission.

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